Stove Ratings part 13, A Repairman Reviews The Brands...

Stove ratings part 13 continues our expert reviews with a look at the Dimplex, Domofire, Don-Bar, Dovre, and Dowling brands.

BRAND----------WEBSITE----------RATING

DIMPLEX--------dimplex.co.uk----------1*

The Bellingham units feature large windows with an airwash system for great views of the fire. They can burn manufactured smokeless fuels as well as wood and are DEFRA exempt to allow wood burning in smoke control areas of the U.K. The Wescott units offer a more traditional look and feel. The brand is available through stockists in the U.K. but the guarantee on the firebox is not as good as many other brands.

DOMOFIRE----domofireshop.de---------1*

This brand is available in Europe and offers a wide selection of models featuring ornate tile work. The units can be purchased directly through their website but the guarantee (especially on the firebox) is not very good when compared to other brands..

DON-BAR ------ don-bar.com -----------1*

This brand is made in Canada and is available worldwide.

The 6000 series (shown here) offers a five sided unit with a log holder on the bottom. The unit has a very modern look and quickly becomes the focal point of any room.

The CFS series offers units with a large glass and an air wash system for great views of the fire as well as an optional fan kit.

While most parts are backed by a good guarantee, the firebox which is the most important part is not. 

DOVRE----------dovre.co.uk------------1*

This brand is available in Europe. They offer a variety of models from traditional cast iron to modern styles. They offer wood only units as well as multi-fuel units that will burn coal. The units use B venting and offer optional outdoor air for combustion. They are clean burning stoves but the warranty on the units is not very good when compared to other brands.

DOWLING-----dowlingstoves.com-------1*

These wood burning stoves are made and sold in Scotland. They are custom hand-crafted units with unique shapes. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for the units.

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